What Are the Steps to Replace a Proform Treadmill Walking Belt?


Quick Answer

In order to replace a Proform treadmill walking belt, the cover and the old belt must be removed. This is easy to accomplish if two people are working on removing the belt.

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As with any exercise equipment, parts will need to be replaced after a long time of use. The procedure to replace the waling belt is simple.

  1. Uncover the motor
  2. Remove the hardware holding the cover in place. Slide the cover out of the way once the hardware is out.

  3. Remove end caps and hood
  4. Disassemble the caps an hood. Mark the area where the bolts are with a marker. This will make re installing easier.

  5. Take out bolts underneath the machine
  6. Remove all bolts on the bottom of the machine and slide the rails out of the way. Do not remove the top and bottom bolts if the model is 18 inches wide.

  7. Remove belt and reinstall
  8. Slide the belt to the side until it is no longer on the machine. Replace it with the new belt. Make sure the belt is aligned with the guides before inserting the hardware.

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